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Islets of langerhan

Introduction: Islets of langerhan

Description of Islets of langerhan

Islets of langerhan: Irregular microscopic structures, varying from a few to hundreds of cells, scattered throughout the PANCREAS and comprising its endocrine portion. There are three cell types: alpha, secreting glucagon; beta, secreting insulin; and delta (D CELLS), secreting somatostatin.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Hierarchical classifications of Islets of langerhan

The following list attempts to classify Islets of langerhan into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

MESH - OBO - Hierarchy 2

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